Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest

Things to see and do

A footpath heading off in to the Forest

Hatfield Forest Trails 

Explore the further reaches of Hatfield Forest by following one of our themed trails. Whilst the main focus is on natural history, there is also some regular history to discover. If you are lucky, you may spot fallow deer in the more remote areas.

The CB300 logo and portrait by Richard Cosway

Capability Brown at Hatfield Forest 

This summer we will be celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown, one of the country's leading landscape designers, raising awareness of one of his smaller schemes.

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What's on

Upcoming events

The Stort 10 and 5 Mile (FULLY BOOKED)

Sun 03 Jul 2016
10:00-12:00
Bishop's Stortford Running Club bring one of the South East's best races to Hatfield Forest

Much Ado About Nothing

Wed 06 Jul 2016
19:30-21:30
Join The Lord Chamberlain's Men this summer as they return with Shakespeare's sparkling, battle-of-the‐sexes comedy. Performed in the open air, by an all male cast with Elizabethan costume, music and dance, this is undoubtedly one of the...

Picnic Hamper for Two

Wed 06 Jul 2016
19:30-21:30
Presented in a real (sixteen inch) wicker hamper for you to keep, we offer you a traditional English picnic to enjoy with the event. Includes a gingham cloth to keep. Order up to one week in advance of the event and collect at the time of the event

Pond Dip Tuesdays - As part of the 50 Things

Tue 26 Jul 2016
10:30-15:00
Every Tuesday of the summer holidays we'll be pond dipping, so come and join in and tick off one of the 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4.

Forest Art Wednesdays- As part of the 50 Things

Wed 27 Jul 2016
10:30-15:00
Every Wednesday of the summer holidays we'll be creating Forest Art, so come and join in and tick off one of the 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4.

50 Things Thursday Walk

Thu 28 Jul 2016
10:30-15:00
How many 50 things can you tick off today?
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Eating and shopping

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History

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Wildlife

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Our work

 National Trust Warden rounding up sheep near Forest Lodge at Hatfield Forest, Essex.

Our work 

Find out more about the many different types of conservation work we undertake in the Forest.

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Learning

Learning at Hatfield Forest